Piketberg is a small farming town at the foot of the Piketberg Mountain range just a 30-minute drive from Cape Town.
A historical town that was established in 1836, Piketberg is a town filled with restored cottages and many churches with gothic mosaic windows and interesting towers. The town is surrounded by beautiful landscapes that transform as the seasons pass from wide open spaces littered with colour, to mountainous terrain, pristine fynbos and rows of vineyards and fruit farms. Bird-watchers would find much entertainment here.
Boasting one of the largest lakes in the country as well as historical and cultural excursions, Piketberg is a very interesting town. Those who enjoy with outdoors will find many adrenaline-inducing activities such as paragliding and hiking, mountain biking and fishing amongst many others. The vast undisturbed openness of the landscape will leave anyone feeling relaxed and is the perfect environment in which to de-stress, especially considering its close proximity to Cape Town, Piketberg is the ideal getaway destination.
Accommodation in Piketberg includes authentic and affordable guesthouses and self-catering accommodation that caters for travellers from all walks of life. Piketberg accommodation includes short overnight stays as well as long-term stays where the friendly and genuine locals will make any traveller feel right at home.